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Fred Bear’s 10 Commandments of Hunting -Video
Posted on: 04/13/17
Anybody who has ever shot a bow and arrow has probably heard the name Fred Bear before. Whether you watched his hunting shows, heard his name in a Ted Nugent song, or shoot a Bear bow, we can all take a page out of his book and remember all the valuable lessons he taught in his lifetime. Here is his 10 commandments...

Turkey Hunting Gear Checklist
Posted on: 03/23/17
Spring turkey season is getting underway soon. And it's never too early for a little pre-season preparation. This hunting gear checklist covers everything you need for a successful hunt. This list contains a mix of...

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Hunter Education and Safety Programs

It's that time again and most states have started their mandatory Hunter Education Programs and / or their Safety Education Programs for the 2017 season. Classes are held in several areas and dates throughout your state. Click on the state you want and scroll down to Hunter Education. All hunters must attend or have attended these programs in order to hunt this spring and/or fall...

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California Pilot Peak Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Released into Truckee Basin Waters
Posted on: 04/28/17

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will start releasing Pilot Peak Lahontan cutthroat trout into Truckee area waters to give Sierra Nevada anglers the opportunity to catch some trophy sized trout in a year or two. Last week CDFW received a shipment of...

New Illinois State-Record Crappie is a Hybrid
Posted on: 04/28/17

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Division of Fisheries confirmed that a new state-record hybrid crappie was caught at Kinkaid Lake in Jackson County on March 28. The fish, caught by Ryan Povolish of Carbondale, weighed 4 pounds, 8.8 ounces. The fish appeared to be a...

Minnesota Proposed Changes to Sharp-Tailed Grouse Hunting
Posted on: 04/28/17

Sharp-tailed grouse hunting in the east-central part of the state would begin about a month later under a proposal from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. We would limit early-season fall hunting in an area already open to...

New Jersey 2017 Turkey Hunting Promising as Season Opens
Posted on: 04/28/17

New Jersey turkey populations are restored statewide, and hunters can enjoy some of the finest turkey hunting on the East Coast right here in the Garden State. This year's regular season kicked off April 24th and runs for five weeks. The statewide wild turkey population is...

The National Rifle Association Launches NRA Carry Guard
Posted on: 04/28/17

The National Rifle Association of America recently announced the launch of NRA Carry Guard, a program created to provide America’s most comprehensive insurance and legal coverage, as well as best-in-class training for those who carry a gun. Members enjoy benefits including ...

Tennessee 2017-18 Hunting Seasons Previews
Posted on: 04/28/17

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency presented its 2017-18 hunting seasons' proposals to its commission Wednesday, offering few recommended changes to its regulations. Members of the TWRA Wildlife and Forestry Division made the presentations in regard to deer, turkey, and bear seasons. In addition...

Texas Striped Bass Population Up at Possum Kingdom Reservoir
Posted on: 04/28/17

Biologists from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries office in Wichita Falls recently completed fall electrofishing and spring gillnet surveys on Possum Kingdom Reservoir, finding striped bass populations to be at their highest in 14 years...

Utah Sets 2017 Big Game Hunt Permits - Deer Down Slightly Others Up
Posted on: 04/28/17

Drought conditions, followed by a tough winter in parts of Utah, means 1,625 fewer hunters will be hunting buck deer during the state's general hunt this fall. More hunters will be hunting desert bighorn sheep, bison and pronghorn, though. The Utah Wildlife Board recently approved the following permits for this fall's hunts...